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Kevin Viret

Business Development Director: Africa at Yahsat

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Kevin Viret is the Business Development Director: Africa for Yahsat, an Abu Dhabi based satellite communications company. Yahsat is the first hybrid (commercial and military) satellite communication system to be launched in the Middle East and Africa.In his current role, Kevin is responsible for establishing a strong network of service partners and developing business models for broadband services in the Africa region. Kevin contributes to the technical considerations of the project and also works on creating business processes for pre-launch and post-launch sales activities for the satellite capacity.Prior to Yahsat, Kevin was instrumental in nurturing businesses and implementing new technologies and processes in Africa. He has previously worked with MWEB/Multichoice Africa, Nedcor Bank and The Foschini Group in various roles.Kevin holds Diplomas in Management from University of Stellenbosch- Graduate School of Business, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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